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Mujer Corazon

Summer 2023

Artist in residence project with invited guest artist Mitzi-Jan

Mitzi-Jan came from the heart of Totonac land.  Born and raised between the mountains of the Sierra Madre of Puebla and the Coast of Veracruz, she is a graduate of fine arts from the University of Puebla, a musician, organizer of community events, and a skilled engraver.  During the summer of 2023, she spent 3 months in residence at Dragon Dance in Québec.  A rich cultural exchange project that evolved as we shared bread, told stories and drummed by the altar all the while producing her first artist book, Mujer Corazon

photo © Katah, 2023

During her residency, in collaboration with Sam Kerson and Katah, artist engraver Mitzi-Jan produced her first artist book Mujer Corazon.   A collection of 16 linoleum block prints, prepared and hand pulled and bound onsite, at the Atelier du Livre, 

An ode to the women of Huehuetla, to feminism, Indigenism, women united in art, to international cultural exchange, and the preservation intangible cultural heritage. 

This is a rare book that transcends current trends and speaks out to originality and self realization.  

An artist book by guest artist Jan Calvario, Mitzi-Jan

artist in residence at Katah's Atelier du Livre
3 months summer/fall 2023

photo © Katah, 2023
photo © Katah, 2023
photo © Katah, 2023
photo © Katah, 2023
photo © Katah, 2023
photo © Katah, 2023
photo © Katah, 2023
photo © Katah, 2023
photo © Katah, 2023
Mujer Corazon - Jan -looking
photo © Katah, 2023
photo © Katah, 2023
photo © Katah, 2023
photo © Katah, 2023

All linoleum block prints

-Title page

- 16 prints

Image size 8 X 11 inches;

22 X 30 cm

-Front and back colophons

Closed book size:

18 X 20 inches

45 X 50 cm
Hahnehmüle 200 gsm

Hand pulled and

bound by the artist

Scroll down to view all the images in the book

$2,500 USD

An edition of 6 books, signed by the artist

Mujer Corazon images included in the artist book

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